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Department of History of Art

  • PhD Research Topic: Late Medieval and Northern Renaissance Art (Research Title: Artists as Tricksters: Jokes and Humor in the Art of Hans Baldung and Urs Graf)

  • Supervisor’s name: Alexander Marr

  • Advisor’s name: Amy Tobin


Luming studied Art History at New York University (B.A., summa cum laude, phi beta kappa) and Columbia University (M.A.). At Cambridge she is writing a dissertation on the elements of joke and humor in early sixteenth-century German art, funded by the Cambridge Trust. Her research interests include folklore, popular culture, sayings and proverbs, books and humanism, drawings, early woodcuts and engravings, and early Netherlandish painting.  

PhD student